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Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh: Defence Minister of India
Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician serving as the Defence Minister of India. He is currently the Deputy Leader of the House Lok Sabha. He is the former President of Bharatiya Janata Party. He has previously served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. He was the Home Minister in the First Modi Ministry. He has also served as the President of the BJP twice i.e. 2005 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014. He is a veteran leader of the BJP who started his career as a RSS Swayamsevak. He is an advocate of the party's Hindutva ideology. He has also served the party in the Uttar Pradesh state from where he started his political career as a youth leader. He was also the minister of Road Transport and Highways and Agriculture under Prime ministership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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Rajnath Singh: Mahatama Gandhi asked Savarkar to file mercy petitions | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajnath Singh: Mahatama Gandhi asked Savarkar to file mercy petitions | Oneindia News

Rajnath Singh defended Hindu nationalist icon Veer Savarkar saying that hatred against the man is misplaced and illogical. #RajnathSingh #VeerSavarkar #MercyPetitions

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Rajnath Singh says construction of Ram Temple started only after SC verdict | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajnath Singh says construction of Ram Temple started only after SC verdict | Oneindia News

Today, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that Indians didn't resort to violence and the construction of the Ram Temple was started only after the Supreme Court gave its verdict. #RamTemple..

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IAF plane carrying Ranjnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari makes mock emergency landing in Jalore [Video]

IAF plane carrying Ranjnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari makes mock emergency landing in Jalore

A C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari & Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria onboard lands at Emergency Field Landing at the..

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India administers over 1 crore vaccine doses in a single day marking a milestone | Oneindia News [Video]

India administers over 1 crore vaccine doses in a single day marking a milestone | Oneindia News

India has administered more than one crore Covid-19 vaccination doses under its nationwide vaccination drive yesterday; Harish Rawat is meeting Rahul Gandhi today amid the ongoing dispute in the Punjab..

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Rajnath Singh arrives at Sena Bhawan to attend 2nd edition of Indian Navy's Commanders Conference


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Amit Shah attacks Savarkar's critics, says they should have some shame

Veer Savarkar's patriotism cannot be questioned, Union home minister Amit Shah asserted on Friday, as he hit back at those doubting the freedom fighter's commitment to India and its freedom struggle...
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Private, public sectors working closely for defence preparedness of country, says Rajnath Singh


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Rajnath Singh performs 'Shashtra Puja' on Vijaya Dashami


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At SCO meet, Rajnath cites Indira as nari shakti example


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Terrorism weapon of choice of non-state actors, irresponsible states: Rajnath


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Defence minister Rajnath Singh hails former prime minister Indira Gandhi


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BJP, Opposition fight over Rajnath remarks on Savarkar & Bapu


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Veer Savarkar had sought general amnesty for all political prisoners, says his grandson

Amid a heated political exchange over defence minister Rajnath Singh's remarks on mercy petitions of Veer Savarkar, the latter's grandson Ranjit Savarkar on Wednesday said the freedom fighter had..
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Faceoff: Rajnath hails Veer Savarkar, divides Twitter

Hailing Veer Savarkar as a staunch nationalist and India's first military strategist in the 20th century, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said it was on Mahatma Gandhi's request that he wrote..
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Jairam Ramesh, Owaisi attack Rajnath Singh for his 'Gandhi-Savarkar comment', say minister trying to rewrite history

A day after defence minister Rajnath Singh's remark that it was on Mahatma Gandhi's request that Veer Savarkar wrote mercy petitions, some opposition leaders attacked the minister on Wednesday,..
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Savarkar was strategic affairs expert, gave robust defence and diplomatic doctrine: Rajnath


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Rajnath Singh, Mohan Bhagwat slam ‘drive to vilify Savarkar’


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Indian Coast Guard holds important place in world's best maritime forces, says Rajnath Singh


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Rajnath Singh presents gallantry, meritorious service medals to Coast Guard personnel

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday presented gallantry and meritorious service medals to Indian Coast Guard personnel at the Investiture Ceremony being held at National Stadium Complex in New..
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IAF is steadfast in service to nation: Rajnath Singh


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89th Air Force Day 2021: President Kovind, PM Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh extend greetings

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (October 8) extended their greetings to air warriors and their families on Air Force Day.
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PM Modi visits Azadi@75 Expo in Lucknow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited 'Azadi@75-New Urban India: Transforming Urban Landscape' Expo at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow on Tuesday. Defence minister Rajnath..
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Need to focus on developing dual-use technologies: Rajnath Singh


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None can doubt patriotism of Muslim populace in Lakshadweep: Rajnath Singh


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President Ram Nath Kovind turns 76; Vice-President, PM greet extend wishes

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished President Ram Nath Kovind good health and more years in service to the nation, as he turned 76 on Friday. Defence minister..
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MoD gives initial nod to military modernization proposals worth Rs 13,165 crore

The defence ministry on Wednesday gave the initial approval to capital acquisitions worth Rs 13,165 crore for the armed forces, which range from 25 Dhruv advanced light helicopters (ALHs) to..
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Army opens Siachen Base Camp for tourists 24 months after Rajnath's promise


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Pakistan using terror as a tool in Afghansitan: Defence minister Rajnath Singh


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Rajnath Singh calls for proactive synergy among armed forces to safeguard nation's interests


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Rajnath Singh showers praise on Yogi Adityanath in poll-bound UP, says his name frightens criminals


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Defence minister Rajnath Singh speaks to US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin

The developments in Afghanistan, ways to combat terrorism and issues pertaining to bilateral defence cooperation figured prominently during a telephonic conversation between Defence minister Rajnath..
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Water from 115 countries to be offered at Ayodhya, Rajnath Singh says it replicates message of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam


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PM Modi inaugurates new office complexes of Defence Ministry, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and CDS Bipin Rawat attend

PM Modi has inaugurated the new office complex of the Defence Ministry, which will help the armed forces to work in better conditions.
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Rajnath invites US companies to invest in India via JVs


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Trust between govt and industry increased following scrapping of retrospective taxation: Defence minister Rajnath Singh

The trust between the government and the industry has increased following the scrapping of the retrospective taxation regime, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. In a virtual address at..
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Rajnath holds talks with Australian defence minister


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Kalyan was an amalgamation of RSS values, good governance, says Rajnath


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Pakistan works on policy to give 'death of thousand cuts' to India: Rajnath Singh


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Afghan situation raises new security questions: Rajnath Singh


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‘Afghanistan situation a challenge, led to strategy rethink’

The situation in Afghanistan has emerged as a challenge for India, which along with alignment and realignment of global powers had led the country to rethink its strategy while also putting its weight..
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Army committed to face any enemy anytime to ensure national security: Rajnath Singh


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Changes in Afghanistan challenge for us, made us rethink our strategy: Rajnath Singh


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India would not only end terrorism but also not hesitate to conduct counter-terrorism operations on their land: Rajnath Singh

Despite challenges at our borders, the countrymen today are confident that there will be no comprise with India's national security, said defense minister Rajnath Singh while addressing defense..
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India must keep its guard up in view of uncertainties, upheavals of current times: Defence minister Rajnath Singh


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Tech advancement can make India a superpower: Defence minister Rajnath Singh


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Army gets first batch of made-in-India grenades

The first batch of one lakh multi-mode hand grenades - the country's first ever fully indigenous ammunition made by a private company - was handed over to the Army by defence minister Rajnath Singh on..
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Rajnath Singh hopes India will emerge as defence manufacturing hub for the world


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I have lost an elder brother, friend: Rajnath Singh on Kalyan Singh's demise

Union minister Rajnath Singh said that with the demise of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh, he had lost a "big brother and a companion". "Kalyan Singh's demise has caused irreparable..
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India’s security challenges getting ‘complex’: Rajnath

Stressing India’s national security challenges are increasingly becoming more “complex” due to the fast-changing geopolitical situation, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the..
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Bravery of gallant heroes like Vikram Batra to inspire generations: Rajnath Singh


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SCO must work for stable & safe region, help Afghanistan: Rajnath Singh

Stressing that any kind of support to terrorism is a crime against humanity, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) must actively work..
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Support to any act of terrorism is crime against humanity: Rajnath at SCO conclave

Terrorism is the most serious threat to international peace and security and support to any acts of terror is a crime against humanity, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday at a conclave of..
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LAC stand-off: Rajnath may meet Chinese counterpart ahead of military talks

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday eveningreached Tajikistan on a three-day trip to attend a conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), during which he may also meet with his..
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Rajnath Singh to leave for Tajikistan today for SCO Defence Minister meet

Wednesday will be the main day of engagement, which will include a joint call on by SCO defence ministers with Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon.
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